Collective Biographies of WomenAn Annotated Bibliography
1640. Heywood, Thomas. The Exemplary Lives and Memorable Acts of Nine of the Most Worthy Women of the World: Three Iewes, Three Gentiles, Three Christians. London: Printed by Thomas Cotes, for Richard Royston.
See How To Make It as a Woman, 26-27.
TOC: Deborah; Judith; Esther; Bunduca [various spellings of Boadicea]; Penthisilaea; Artemisia; Elpheda; Queen Margaret (wife of Henry VI); Queen Elizabeth.
British Library. See Robert Burton [i.e. Nathaniel Crouch], who continues the format of nine types after 1688. Perhaps modeled on Richard Johnson, The Nine Worthies of London (1592). See Burton, The History of the Nine Worthies of the World (1687).
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